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Computer assisted self and peer assessment: Applications, challenges and opportunities

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Author(s): Peter Lugosi

Journal: Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sports and Tourism Education
ISSN 1473-8376

Volume: 9;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 85;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: self | peer | assessment | computer | technology | online

ABSTRACT
This paper discusses self and peer assessment (SPA) using CASPAR (Computer Assisted Self and Peer Assessment Ratings) – a software tool designed to aid the administration of SPA. CASPAR was piloted on eight units from six subject areas (Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, Tourism, Retail and Events). Data were gathered through questionnaires from 146 students.The paper compares the SPA process and the application of CASPAR in a hospitality operations management unit with other units to identify good practice.
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